Medical Cannabis for Health Professionals, Graduate Certificate Courses
The following are courses in the Cannabis, Graduate Certificate program.
MC 701: Introduction to the Cannabis Industry3 Credits
In this course, you’ll discover the answer to this question and more. In this course, you’ll review the history of cannabis use in the United States from a legal and cultural standpoint, which will provide a good foundation for understanding the state of the industry today. You’ll also learn about the cannabis plant and cannabis pharmacology. These topics will help you get a good understanding of what the cannabis plant looks like and how it’s grown. These topics will also give you an insight into how cannabis interacts with the human body and the results of those interactions—both potentially positive and potentially adverse outcomes. Our bodies have a system that’s uniquely capable of interacting with compounds found in the cannabis plant! In this course, you’ll explore this system in detail. You’ll also explore the many routes and methods of consuming cannabis, including an array of available products.
Toward the end of the course, you’ll examine the risks and dilemmas faced by cannabis businesses and users today, as well as the many potential opportunities that the cannabis industry has to offer. With this understanding, you will be able to identify your place in this evolving industry.